Monday, January 25, 2016

Ockham must be horrified

Seen in a chart, from the "throw stuff at the wall and see what sticks" school of differential diagnosis:



7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Etc. My favorite differential...

Anonymous said...

I thought medical professionals weren't ethically allowed to use the word 'etcetera', like the proverbial 'whatever' of which the full meaning is more fully appreciated with the acrimonious trapezeial contraction known as the 'shrug'.

ndenunz said...

Nailed it.

Anonymous said...

So, Doc, is there a pill that will fix it?

Azuran Zarra said...

Back when I was a student, my supervising vet was not impressed when I answered 'everything' when he asked me for the differential diagnosis of a cat presented for vomiting.
To my defense, it was 3 am and it was the third vomiting case of the night.

Anonymous said...

More importantly what are the corresponding ICD-10 codes

Marni said...

Not the dreaded etc.!

 
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